The quiet book

Deborah Underwood & Renata Liwska

CHILD Unde

http://viterbouniversity.worldcat.org/oclc/432985898

There are many kinds of quiet … Quiet can be delicate, quiet can be thundering! Quiet can be sweet and cozy, and can most definitely help you fall asleep. With kid-centric descriptions and irresistible artwork, this gentle picture book explores all the different quiets that can fill a child’s days from morning to night.

Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama

Margi PreusChad Beckerman

CHILD Preu

http://viterbouniversity.worldcat.org/oclc/503005651
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.

 

Dead end in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

Newbery 2012

http://viterbouniversity.worldcat.org/oclc/692290969

In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

 

A ball for Daisy

Christopher Raschka

Caldecott 2012

http://viterbouniversity.worldcat.org/oclc/649926186

A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost.

 

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